Children's Hospital Boston Research Administrator III in Boston, Massachusetts

Title Research Administrator III

Department Medicine-Emergency Medicine

Job Posting Description At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Division of Emergency Medicine and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

This Research Administrator III will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing pre-award functions including assisting Principal Investigators in completion of grant proposals and subcontracts and coordinating the collection of material from different sources and obtaining receipt of institutional reviews and approvals to ensure timely submission.

  • Overseeing post-award functions including ensuring all purchasing and effort allocations are accurate; all financial management activities are completed in a timely manner; and in compliance with sponsor and institutional guidelines.

  • Working with the Principal Investigators to develop budgets and forecasts. Reconciling monthly expenses and providing regular status reports to the Principal Investigators.

  • Assisting research faculty to identify sources of funding by maintaining knowledge of agency programs.

  • Reviewing and searching on-line published resources on federal and foundation grant award and administration practices.

To qualify, you must have:

  • The knowledge of theories, principles and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or a close related field and 6+ years of grant management experience. Master’s degree or knowledge of financial administration helpful.

  • The analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems.

  • Verbal and written communication and financial skills in order to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and mediate fair solutions.

  • The ability to attend professional conferences and other appropriate seminars for professional growth.

  • The ability to work independently, handle multiple priorities and simultaneous time deadlines.

  • The ability to independently seek out answers from the appropriate grant publication and/or professional consultants.

  • Accurate work as financial/grant consequences for the Division are significant.

  • Successful completion of all Research Administration Training initiatives.

The Division of Emergency Medicine seeks a highly motivated, experienced research administrator to perform overall pre-award and post-award functions for sponsored projects in the Division. Responsibilities include advising Principal Investigators on proposal preparation; development of budgets and management of funds, including financial analysis and forecasting; ensuring compliance and timely submission throughout the grant project life cycle; and assisting Division leadership with strategic planning. This position requires the ability to multi-task, problem solve, collaborate with appropriate central administration offices to represent the needs of the division’s research faculty, and develop and implement systems to ensure successful completion of research in Emergency Medicine.

Eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus.

BCH offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental, generous time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement and discounted rates on T-passes.

BCH is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Status Full Time

Shift Day

Standard Hours per Week 40

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